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Stronger Unions Blog
Stronger Unions is a news and comment blog about the UK trade union movement, managed by the TUC. We aim to be a central resource on the web for people wanting to find out about what unions are doing, and a community for people to contribute their own thoughts on developments for our movement.

The TUC has today (Wednesday) welcomed the Scottish Government’s refusal to "willingly co-operate" with the Trade Union Bill if it is passed in Westminster. TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said “The Trade Union Bill threatens the right to strike across the UK, so we welcome the Scottish Government’s continued opposition...
25 November 2015
While today’s vote is disappointing, the campaign against the Bill is far from over. We will continue to oppose it as it goes through the House of Lords.
10 November 2015
A summary of activity that took place for the lobby on 2 November.
04 November 2015
Next week, the trade union bill will have its final vote in the House of Commons. Its proposals will fundamentally undermine UK workers' right to strike and attack key civil liberties. Activists' details will be passed to employers and police, and employers will be free to use agency temp workers...
03 November 2015
Trade unions play a vital role in representing millions of workers across the country and making sure they are treated fairly at work. Collective bargaining is at the heart of winning a better deal for workers. It works because employers and employees both have some power. Part of that balance...
02 November 2015
Trade unionists from across the South West are tomorrow [Monday] travelling to Parliament to ask their MPs to vote against the controversial Trade Union Bill....
01 November 2015
Today, the trade union bill committee met to discuss the bill’s proposals on union ballots, or specifically its lack of proposals to improve them. We've marked this by handing in our petition signed by more than 20,000 supporters, calling for unions to be allowed to use secure online and workplace...
22 October 2015
Gloria Mills has today (Thursday) been elected as President of the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) Women’s Committee for the next four years. The ETUC represents 60 million trade union members across the EU and its immediate neighbours.
22 October 2015
When you’re just starting out in a career, the idea you might one day be going out on strike is hardly likely to cross your mind. The right to strike is a last resort, and one you often don’t think about unless you need it. But young workers will be...
21 October 2015
The Midlands TUC Regional Council met on Saturday October 17.
19 October 2015